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Beds and Mattresses - Global Strategic Business Report

Description:    This report analyzes the worldwide markets for Beds And Mattresses in US$ Millions. The market for
                Beds and Mattresses is analyzed by the following Segments: Traditional Innerspring, and Non-
                Innerspring (Specialty). The report provides separate comprehensive analytics for US, Canada,
                Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific, Latin America, and Rest of World. Annual forecasts are provided for
                each region for the period of 2006 through 2015. A six-year historic analysis is also provided for
                this market. The report profiles 478 companies including many key and niche players worldwide
                such as International Bedding, Comfort Solutions, Kingsdown Inc., Relyon Limited, Sealy
                Corporation, Simmons Bedding Company, Serta International, Spring Air Company, Select Comfort
                Corporation, Tempur-Pedic International Inc., and Therapedic Sleep Products Inc. Market data and
                analytics are derived from primary and secondary research. Company profiles are mostly extracted
                from URL research and reported select online sources.


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Contents:       BEDS AND MATTRESSES
                 A GLOBAL STRATEGIC BUSINESS REPORT


                 CONTENTS


                 I. INTRODUCTION, METHODOLOGY & PRODUCT DEFINITIONS

                 Study Reliability and Reporting Limitations I-1
                 Disclaimers I-2
                 Data Interpretation & Reporting Level I-2
                 Quantitative Techniques & Analytics I-3
                 Product Definitions and Scope of Study I-3


                 II Executive Summary

                 1. Industry Overview II-1
                 A Prelude II-1
                 Market Highlights II-2
                 Market Composition and Structure II-2
                 Table 1: US Mattress Market (2003 and 2006): Percentage Share
                 Breakdown by Various Price Mix - Less than US$500
                 US$500 –
                 US$1,000
                 US$1,000-2,000 and US$2,000 and Over (includes
                 corresponding Graph/Chart) II-3
                 Brief History of the Term Mattress II-3
                 Specialty / Non-traditional Sleep Products II-4
                 Worldwide Mattress Sizes and Dimensions II-5
                 Typical Innerspring Mattress Dimensions II-5
                 Hospital Bedding Scenario II-6
                 Table 2: Global Healthcare Bedding Market (2007): Breakdown
of Hospital Beds Per 10,000 People by Countries – Korea,
Japan, Germany, New Zealand, UK, US, WPR, Sri Lanka,
Singapore, Saudi Arabia, UAE, Thailand, Malaysia, Vietnam,
Philippines, SEA and Indonesia (includes corresponding
Graph/Chart) II-6

2. Market Trends II-7
Consumers Less Price Sensitive During Strong Market Conditions II-7
Manufacturers & Suppliers Jostle to Offer Premium- End,
Exclusive and Unique Bedding Products II-7
New Consumer Product Safety Commission Norms for Mattresses
Flammability II-7
Specialty Bedding Products Ready to Become the Largest Sales
Grosser II-8
US Consumers Display Growing Interest in Oversized Beds and
Mattresses II-8
Need for Electricity Conservation by Waterbeds Offers New Food
for Thought II-9
Water Beds Manufacturers Increasingly Target Lower Income
Consumer Group II-9
Traditional Futon Mattress Market Evolving with Changing Times II-9
Comfort and Softness in Mattress is in Vogue, Firmness and
Hardness is Out II-10
Consumers Grow Increasingly Confused as the Mattress Market
Maze Continues to Grow II-10
Now, Luxury Beds for Wealthy Owners Pets II-11
Full-Sized Beds and Mattresses Growing in Demand for Children II-11
100% Latex Bedding Sales Race Ahead of Air and Memory Foam Beds II-12
Bedding Colors and Patterns Play Important Role in Attracting
Sales II-12
Hotel Chains Join the Mattress Retailing Bandwagon with their
Own Brands II-12

3. Growth Drivers II-14

4. Distribution Channels II-15
Conventional Furniture Stores II-15
Department Stores II-15
Specialty Bedding Outlets II-15
Direct-to-Consumer, Warehouse Clubs and Miscellaneous II-16
Table 3: World Beddings Market (2007): Percentage Share
Breakdown by Leading Distribution Channels - Discount
Department Stores, Mid-price Chains, Home textiles specialty
chains, Department Stores, Off-price Chains,
Direct-to-consumer, Variety/Closeout, Warehouse Clubs,
Single- unit Home Textiles Specialty Store and Others
(includes corresponding Graph/Chart) II-16
US Retail Furniture and Bedding Majors (2006-2007): Ranking by
Top 8 Retailers by Wal-Mart, Ashley Furniture Home Stores,
Rooms To Go, Target, Berkshire Hathaway, Staples, Ikea and
Office Depot II-17
Table 4: US Retail Mattress Market (2007): Percentage Share
Breakdown by Consumer Preference for Leading Retail Sales
Channels - Specialty Mattress Store, Furniture Store,
Warehouse /Price Club and Department Store (includes
corresponding Graph/Chart) II-17

5. Health and Safety Concerns II-18
Problem Areas Associated With Mattresses II-18
Common Misconceptions with Regard to Coiled Mattresses II-18

6. Open Flammability Mattress Norms and Standards II-20
Safety Norms and Standards (Federal Standard 16 CFR 1633) II-20
Table 5: Deaths from Bedroom Mattress Fires (2006):
Percentage Share Breakdown by Major Causes (includes
corresponding Graph/Chart) II-21
Mandatory Products Covered Under Federal Standard 16 CFR 1633 II-21
Main Anti-Flammability Pointers as Per ISPA/CPSC 16 CFR 1633 II-22
Standards II-22
Open-Flammability Technicalities (1633 Vs. TB 603) II-22
Major Points of Difference - Federal Standard TB 603 Vis-à-
Vis 1633 II-23
Summation of Important Highlights in FR Mattress Standard 16
CFR 1633 II-23

7. Product Overview II-24
Beds II-24
Fluidisation Beds II-24
Water Beds II-24
Waterbed Heaters and Thermostats II-25
Adjustable (Semi-Fowler) Beds II-26
Lateral Tilting Beds II-26
Low Air Loss Beds and Mattresses II-27
Air Beds II-27
Platform Beds II-27
Mattresses II-28
Innerspring Mattress II-29
Foam Mattress II-30
Air Mattress II-30
Pillowtop Mattress II-31
Bed/Mattress Coils II-31
Open Coil (Bonnell Coil) II-31
Pocket Coil / Independent Coil / Marshal Coils II-32
Offset Coil II-32
Continuous Coil II-32
Box Springs/Foundations II-32

8. Competitive Scenario II-33
Leading Players in Respective Domestic Markets II-33
US II-33
Springwall Inc II-33
United Sleep Products II-33
Urban Infant Inc II-33
Vintage Bedding Inc II-33
Europe II-34
Jay-Be Ltd (UK) II-34
Silentnight Group Ltd (UK) II-34
Treca (France) II-34
Magniflex S.p.a. (Italy) II-34
Tarmel AS (Estonia) II-35
Rest of World II-35
Vono Products Plc (Nigeria) II-35
Important Bedding Product Introductions Over the Years II-36
Foam Mattress II-36
Airbeds II-37
Leading Bedding Retailers II-38
Table 6: US Mattress Market (2005): Breakdown by Annual Sales
Revenues and Ranking of Leading Retailers –Select Comfort,
Sleepys Bethpage, Mattress Firm, Macy’s, Mattress Giant,
Sleep Train, Rooms To Go, Berkshire Hathaway, Rockaway
Bedding and Mattress Discounters (includes corresponding
Graph/Chart) II-38

9. Technological Innovations II-39
Development of New Ionic Memory Foam Mattress with Inbuilt Sensor II-39
Thurmo-Medical Develops Jacuzzi Memory Foam Mattresses II-39
Several Companies Develop Technologically Advanced and Smart
Medical Beds II-39
Smart Beds with Sensors Come to the Patients Rescue in
Singapore Hospitals II-40
Tempur-Pedic’s Anti Gravity Mattresses for Astronauts II-40
New Hygienically Inclined Mattresses from Tempur-Pedic II-41
Hill-Rom’s TotalCare SpO2RT System Bed for Hospital Use II-41
Hi-Tech Medical Sleep Therapy System from KCI II-41
Stryker Develops XPRT Sleep Surface with In-Built Touch Screen II-42
Huntleigh Healthcare Develops Advanced Capability Beds for
Hospital Use II-42
Technically Advanced Therapeutic and Medical Bedding Systems
in the Pipeline II-43
Dorel Industries Develops Unique Technology for Manufacture of
Futon Mattresses II-44

10. Product Introductions/Innovations II-45
Valencia Group Launches Textra Serenia Series of Bedding II-45
Bragada Luxury Introduces MemoryTEMP Mattresses II-45
Serta Together with Vera Wang Unveils New Stylish Mattresses II-45
Westex Unveils Raymond Waites Basic Bedding II-45
SnugNights UK Unveils Ultimate Memory Foam Mattress Line II-46
Eastern Accents Introduces Atelier Bedding Line II-46
Martha Stewart Launches Good Bed Mattress Line II-46
Select Comfort Unveils Sleep Number Memory Foam™ Bed II-46
Hill-Rom Unveils Hill-Rom 100 Low Bed II-46
Tempur-Pedic Launches AlluraBed Line of Mattress II-47
Bedstar Unleashes Star Premier Mattresses, Star Deluxe Beds II-47
Sleepshaper Introduces Revolutionary Mattresses II-47
Silentnight Beds Expands Bedstar Product Line II-47
BedframeParts.com Unveils EZ-Lift Center Support System II-48
Englander Unveils Organic Mattress Line II-48
CushySofa Introduces Sofa Beds II-48
Tempur-Pedic Expands Luxury Sleep Systems Line II-48
London Luxury Introduces Allergy Luxe Bed Collection II-48
Jay-Be Introduces New 2008 Collection II-48
Mattress Giant Introduces Casa Cristina Mattress Line II-49
Perfect Fit to Launch Nano-Tex Bedding Products II-49
Sealy Beds Unveils New Beds II-49
Godrej Unveils a New Range of Mattresses II-49
Sobha Developers Introduces Restoplus Mattress II-49
Simmons Beds Unveils New Beds and Mattresses Collection II-49
Hollandia International Launches Karim Rashid’s Sphere Bed II-49
Bedstar Introduces Novel Beds and Mattresses II-50
Hideaway Bed Introduces Wall Bed Mattresses II-50
Bedstar Launches Memory Foam Mattresses II-50
Simmons Bedding and Thomasville Co-Launch Beautyrest®
Thomasville Range II-50
1800mattress.com Unveils ‘EcoDream’, a Unique Organic Mattress II-50
Bragada Luxury Rolls Out New Version of Adjustable Premium Bed
Products II-51
Brazilian Company Copespuma Launches Imported Technology
Electronic Bed II-51
Simmons Hospitality Group Rolls Out Three Unique Bedding Products II-51
ISPA Launches Mattress Safety Hangtags for New Flammability
Standard II-52
Denver Mattress Company Re-Launches Company Website II-52
Hill-Rom and Tempur-Pedic Jointly Launch New Bed Surfaces for
Acute Care Medical Institutions II-53
Therapedic to Launch Three New Bedding Lines in the ‘AirTouch’
Category II-53
Tempur-Pedic International Debuts New Bed and Pillow Line in
Las Vegas II-54
Tempur-Pedic Unveils the Bellasonna Bed for Therapeutic Needs II-54
Simmons Bedding Co Introduces New Beautyrest Mattress Range II-55
Tempur-Pedic Rolls Out a Therapeutic Medical Bed for Pain
Alleviation II-55
Bragada Luxury Mattress Introduces Two New Eco- Friendly
Mattresses II-56
Bragada Luxury Mattress Inc Rolls Out Adjustable Power Beds II-56
Bragada Luxury Mattress Inc Launches Vellaggio, a Line of
Ultra-Luxury Beds II-56
DUX of Sweden Launches DUX 8888, Unique Mattress with Lumbar
Support II-57
Therm-a-Rest Unveils ToughSkin, the Innovative Self-Inflating
Mattress II-57
Therm-a-Rest Introduces Range of Hunting Mattresses and
Related Accessories II-58
Major Bedding Manufacturers Introduce New Products at the Las
Vegas Market II-59
MSS Introduces New Therapeutic Softform Premier Active Mattress II-59
Sealy Introduces Varied Specialty Bedding Products to Capture
Greater Market Share II-59
Serta Mattress Co Introduces New Mattress Range in Partnership
with Vera Wang II-60
Sealy to Unveil Adjustable Comfort Mattress, RightTouch in
Select Markets II-60
Paramount Bed Introduces Rakusho, a Unique Bedding Line for
Elderly Patients II-61
Serta International to Introduce New Line of Visco, All-Foam
Mattress Range II-61
Tempur-Pedic International Inc Rolls out the Stylish Euro Bed
in the US II-61
Simmons Bedding Co Unveils New Babies and Kids Mattress Line II-62
Serta Brings Out Innovative Mattress Line, Perfect Day™ for
Busy Women II-62
Kurlon Ltd Introduces New Line of Memory Foam Mattress for
Southern India II-63
Anu Industries Rolls Out Environmentally Safe Mattresses II-63

11. Recent Industry Activity II-64
Five Star Mattress Inks Pact with Meredith Corporation II-64
Hilding Anders Completes Acquisition of Bedding Srl II-64
Hilding Anders to Take Over Happy AG II-64
RoomStore to Acquire Mattress Discounters II-64
Mattress Giant Completes Acquisition of Clearwater Mattress II-64
Direct Pet to Take Over Rights for NapLap Pet Beds II-64
Healthy Back Takes Over JoAnnes Bed & Back II-65
Lady Americana Signs Licensing Agreement with Southern Dreams II-65
Organic Style Completes Acquisition of Coyuchi II-65
Lippert Components Takes Over Seating Technology II-65
Shifman Expands Plant Capacity II-65
Steinhafels to Acquire Evans Mattress and Furniture II-65
Latex International Acquires Assets of Dunlop Latex Foam II-66
Culp to Take Over Knitted Mattress Fabrics Business of Bodet &
Horst II-66
Flexpoint Inks Manufacturing Deal with R&D Products LLC II-66
Proseat Acquires 100% Stake in Indepol II-66
Westerkirk Capital and Birch Hill Equity to Acquire Sleep Country II-66
Anatomic Global Establishes Ecomfort Mattress Division II-66
Man Wah to Take Over Famous Bedding Company II-67
Kindel Furniture Partners with Hypnos II-67
Comfortable Systems to Acquire Simmons Bedding, Sealy Bedding II-67
Severstal-Metiz Acquires 50% Stake in MKR Imex II-67
Sleepys Takes Over Rockaway Bedding II-67
Mattress Firm Acquires St. Louis’ Stores II-67
Mattress Holdings Completes Acquisition of Mattress Man II-68
Mattress Firm Acquires American Mattress II-68
FL Partners Acquires Kayfoam Woolfson II-68
Vita to Acquire Pacific Brands’ Business II-68
Cencosud Divests Muebles Nordik to Cristian Astaburuaga II-68
High Street Holdings Acquires Stake in Airsprung II-68
Ortho Mattress Completes Acquisition of Gallery Corp II-68
Hilding Anders Takes Over Eastborn II-68
Hilding Anders Completes Acquisition of Horatio Myer & Co II-69
Himatsingka Acquires Divatex Home Fashion II-69
Sun Capital Partners Takes Over IBC Group II-69
Bedford Capital Acquires Spring Air Sommex II-69
Hilding Anders to Take Over Timbo II-69
Metro Mattress Completes Acquisition of Lockport Mattress II-69
Simmons to Take Over Comfort-Pedic® Memory Foam Mattress Business II-69
Hilding Anders International Takes Over Czech Republic Firm
Tropico II-70
Park Place Inks Letter of Intent to Take Over Denver Based
United Sleep Products II-70
H.I.G. Capital LLC in Partnership with American Capital
Acquires Spring Air Company II-71
Mattress Firm to Acquire Las Vegas Based Bedtime Mattress Co II-71
Parallel Investment Partners Takes Over Mealeys Furniture and
Mattress II-72
Genesis Capital Takes Over Ultramatic Sleep, Distributor of
Electric Adjustable Beds II-72
Mattress Firm to Acquire Maryland Based Mattress Discounters Corp II-72
American Campus Communities Acquires Four Student Properties
with Over 2,600 Beds II-72
J.W. Childs Associates to Take Over Specialty Bedding
Retailer, Mattress Firm II-73
Sun Capital Partners Acquires International Bedding Corporation II-73
Simmons Bedding Enters into a Licensing Agreement with
Protect-A-Bed II-73
Hilding Anders Enters into Acquisition Agreement with Bedding
Firm Perfecta II-73
Simmons Bedding and Thomasville Furniture Sign a Marketing
Partnership II-74
Mattress Firm to Take Over Mattress Pro Chain with 35 Store
Locations II-74
International Textile Group to Divest Mattress Business to
Culp, Inc II-74
Serta Announces Expansion of Production Capacity at Brazilian
Unit II-75
Leading Italian Mattress Manufacturer to Make a Debut into the
US Market II-75
Tempur-Pedic International Establishes New Production Plant in
New Mexico II-76
Mattress Firm Acquires Arizona Based Metropolitan Mattress II-76
Sleep Country Canada Inks Letter of Intent to Acquire Sleep
America Inc II-76
Simmons Bedding Co Acquires Simmons Canada from SCI Income Trust II-76
Candover Partners Takes Over Sweden Based Hilding Anders II-77
Getinge AB of Sweden Agrees to Acquire Huntleigh Technology Plc II-77
Anodyne Medical Device Acquires Bed and Mattress Maker
Anatomic Concepts Inc II-77
GEO Group Enters into Contracts with Florida Dept of Children
and Families II-77
SIDC Signs Contract for Acquiring 50% Stake in Egyptian
Mattress Company II-78
Tempur-Pedic Medical and OSI Ink Agreement for Manufacture of
Surgical Mattress Pads II-78
King Koil Mattress Makes an Entry into the Indian Mattress
Industry II-78
Tempur-Pedic Receives US Patent for The ComfortPillow by
Tempur-Pedic™ II-78
Sealy Corp Announces Establishment of a New Production
Facility in Pennsylvania II-79
Simmons Company Divests Sleep Country USA to Sleep Train
Affiliate II-79
Select Comfort Inks Distribution Agreements with Three Leading
Bedding and Furniture Retailers II-79
Serta International and SOFTLY Sign Partnership Deal to
Provide Beds for Orphan Children II-79
Simmons Bedding Co Inaugurates New Manufacturing Unit at
Neenah, Wisconsin II-80
Kohlberg Kravis Agrees to Acquire Sealy Corporation for Over
$1.4 Billion II-80

12. Focus on Select Players II-81
International Bedding (US) II-81
Comfort Solutions (US) II-81
Kingsdown Inc (US) II-82
Relyon Limited (UK) II-82
Sealy Corporation (US) II-83
Simmons Bedding Company (US) II-84
Serta International (US) II-84
Spring Air Company (US) II-85
Select Comfort Corporation (US) II-85
Tempur-Pedic International Inc (US) II-85
Therapedic Sleep Products Inc (US) II-86

13. Global Market Perspective II-87
Table 7: World Recent Past, Current and Future Analysis for
Beds and Mattresses by Geographic Region – US, Canada, Japan,
Europe, Asia-Pacific (Excluding Japan), Latin America and Rest
of the World Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales
Figures in US$ Million for the Years 2006 through 2015
(includes corresponding Graph/Chart) II-87

Table 8: World Historic Review for Beds and Mattresses by
Geographic Region – US, Canada, Japan, Europe, Asia- Pacific
(Excluding Japan), Latin America and Rest of World Markets
Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in US$
Million for Years 2000 through 2005 (includes corresponding
Graph/Chart) II-88

Table 9: World 10-Year Perspective for Beds and Mattresses by
Geographic Region – Percentage Breakdown of Dollar Sales for
US, Canada, Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific (Excluding Japan),
Latin America and Rest of the World Markets for Years 2006,
2009, and 2015 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) II-89
Beds and Mattresses Market by Segments II-90

Table 10: World Recent Past, Current and Future Analysis for
Traditional Innerspring Segment by Geographic Region – US,
Canada, Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific (Excluding Japan), Latin
America and Rest of the World Markets Independently Analyzed
with Annual Sales Figures in US$ Million for the Years 2006
through 2015 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) II-90

Table 11: World Historic Review for Traditional Innerspring
Segment by Geographic Region – US, Canada, Japan, Europe,
Asia-Pacific (Excluding Japan), Latin America and Rest of
World Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures
in US$ Million for Years 2000 through 2005 (includes
corresponding Graph/Chart) II-91

Table 12: World 10-Year Perspective for Traditional
Innerspring Segment by Geographic Region - Percentage
Breakdown of Dollar Sales for US, Canada, Japan, Europe, Asia-
Pacific (Excluding Japan), Latin America and Rest of the World
Markets for Years 2006, 2009, and 2015 (includes corresponding
Graph/Chart) II-92

Table 13: World Recent Past, Current and Future Analysis for
Non-Innerspring (Specialty) Segment by Geographic Region – US,
Canada, Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific (Excluding Japan), Latin
America and Rest of the World Markets Independently Analyzed
with Annual Sales Figures in US$ Million for Years 2006
through 2015 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) II-93

Table 14: World Historic Review for Non-Innerspring
(Specialty) Segment by Geographic Region – US, Canada, Japan,
Europe, Asia-Pacific (Excluding Japan), Latin America and Rest
of World Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales
Figures in US$ Million for Years 2000 through 2005 (includes
corresponding Graph/Chart) II-94

Table 15: World 10-Year Perspective for Non-Innerspring
(Specialty) Segment by Geographic Region - Percentage
Breakdown of Dollar Sales for US, Canada, Japan, Europe,
Asia-Pacific (Excluding Japan), Latin America and Rest of the
World Markets for Years 2006, 2009, and 2015 (includes
corresponding Graph/Chart) II-95


III. MARKET

1. The United States III-1
A.Market Analysis III-1
Table 16: US Mattresses Market (2002 & 2006): Percentage
Share Breakdown of Mattress Sales by Preferred Size –Queen,
Twin and Twin XL, Full and Full XL, King and California
King, Odd Sizes and Others (includes corresponding
Graph/Chart) III-1
Market Snapshots III-2
Beds and Mattresses (Bedding) Categories and Segments III-3
Table 17: US Market for Bedding Products (2007): Percentage
Share Breakdown by Leading Merchandise Segments -Sheets &
Pillowcases, Comforters, Sleep Pillows, Blankets,
Decorative Pillows, Quilts, Mattress Pads, Bed-in-a-bag,
Throws, Duvet Covers, Bedspreads and Others (includes
corresponding Graph/Chart) III-3

Table 18: US Market for Utility Bedding (2006 & 2007):
Percentage Share Breakdown of Retail Sales by Categories -
Sleep Pillows, Blankets, Throws and Mattress Pads
(includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-3

Table 19: US Residential Furniture and Beddings Market
(2007) Percentage Share Breakdown by Leading Segments –
Upholstery, Adult & Youth Bedroom, Bedding, Formal &
Casual Dining, Other Occasional Furniture, Entertainment
Centers, Home Office, Outdoor, Infant Furniture and Others
(includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-4

Beds and Mattresses Retailers III-4
Table 20: US Market for Mattress Pads (2005): Annual
Breakdown of Sales by Five Leading Suppliers - Louisville
Bedding, Perfect Fit, Pacific Coast Feather, Springs
Industries and Hollander Home Fashions (includes
corresponding Graph/Chart) III-4

Table 21: US Market for Foam Pillows & Foam Mattresses
(2005): Annual Breakdown of Sales by Five Leading Suppliers –
Sleep Innovations, Carpenter, Sleep Comfort Systems,
Louisville Bedding and Hudson Industries (includes
corresponding Graph/Chart) III-5

Table 22: US Market for Bed Quilts (2005): Annual Breakdown
of Sales by Five Leading Suppliers –PHI, Sunham Home
Fashions, Keeco, American Pacific and Britannica Home
Fashion (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-5

Table 23: US Premium Mattress Market (2000-2007):
Percentage Share Breakdown by Average Household Spending
Per Year (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-5

Table 24: US Bedding Market (2004-2006): Breakdown of
Advertisement Revenues and Expenses by Four Leading Players –
Sealy, Simmons, Tempur-Pedic and Select Comfort (includes
corresponding Graph/Chart) III-6
Competitive Scenario in the US Bedding Industry III-6
Table 25: US Beddings Market (2005 & 2006): Percentage
Share Breakdown by Leading Manufacturers – Sealy, Simmons,
Serta, Spring Air, Tempur-Pedic, Select Comfort, Comfort
Solutions (King Koil), Therapedic, International Bedding
Co, Kingsdown and Others (includes corresponding
Graph/Chart) III-7

Table 26: US Market for Mattresses (2006): Percentage Share
Breakdown by Leading Mattress Manufacturing Companies –
Sealy, Simmons, Serta, Tempur-Pedic, Select Comfort, Spring
Air, and Others (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-8

Table 27: US Mattress Market (2006): Percentage Breakdown
by Consumer Recognition of Major Mattress Brands –Sealy,
Serta, Simmons, Tempur- Pedic, Spring Air, Select Comfort,
Therapedic, Stearns & Foster, King Koil and Restonic
(includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-8

Table 28: US Mattress Market (2005): Breakdown by Annual
Sales Revenues and Ranking of Leading Retailers –Select
Comfort, Sleepys Bethpage, Mattress Firm, Macy’s, Mattress
Giant, Sleep Train, Rooms To Go, Berkshire Hathaway,
Rockaway Bedding and Mattress Discounters Distribution
Channels (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-9

Table 29: US Bedding Market (2006): Breakdown by Annual
Sales Revenues of Leading Retailers – Select Comfort,
Sleepys, Mattress Firm, Sleep Train, Sams Club, Macy’s,
Mattress Giant, Serta Sleep Shops, Berkshire Hathaway
Furniture Div, Ashley Furniture (includes corresponding
Graph/Chart) III-10
Distribution Channels III-11
Table 30: US Utility Beddings Market (2006 and 2007):
Percentage Share Breakdown by Leading Distribution Channels
– Discount Department Stores, Home Textiles Specialty
Chains, Mid-Price Chains, Department Stores, Single-Unit
Home Textiles Specialty Stores, Off-Price Chains, Warehouse
Clubs, Variety/Closeout, Direct-to-Consumer and Others
(includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-11

Table 31: US Mattress Market (2007): Percentage Share
Breakdown by Leading Channels of Distribution - Specialty
Stores, Furniture Stores & Chains, Mass Merchants & Clubs,
Department Stores, and Others (includes corresponding
Graph/Chart) III-12

Table 32: US Mattress Pads Market (2006 & 2007): Percentage
Share Breakdown by Leading Channels of Distribution- Mass
Merchants & Clubs, Department Stores, Specialty Stores,
Catalogs and Others (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-12

Conventional Furniture Stores III-12
Table 33: US Retail Bedding Market (2007): Percentage
Share Breakdown by Consumer Preference for Leading Retail
Sales Channels - Furniture Store, Specialty Mattress
Store, Department Store, Mass Merchants and Others
(includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-13
Department Stores III-13
Specialty Bedding Outlets III-13
Table 34: Specialty Bedding Retail Sales (2006):
Percentage Share Breakdown by Leading Outlets- Sleep
Shops, Furniture Stores, Direct to Consumers, Warehouse
Clubs and Healthy Living Shops (includes corresponding
Graph/Chart) III-14

Table 35: US Retail Mattress Market (2006): Percentage
Share Breakdown by Consumer Votes for Leading Retail Sales
Channels - Specialty Mattress Store, Furniture Store,
Warehouse /Price Club and Department Store (includes
corresponding Graph/Chart) III-14

Table 36: US Mattress Market (1995 & 2006): Percentage
Share Breakdown by Shift in Preference for Distribution
Channels - Specialty Department Stores, Mass Merchants and
Clubs, Furniture Stores and Others (includes corresponding
Graph/Chart) III-14
Direct-to-Consumer, Warehouse Clubs and Miscellaneous III-15
Bedding Export-Import Scenario III-15
Table 37: US Bedding Market Percentage Breakdown of
Production Category (2006) – Domestic Production and
Imports III-15
Exports III-15
Table 38: US Exports of Mattresses, Sofa Beds and
Foundations (2004 -2006): Annual Breakdown by Major Export
Destinations –Canada, Japan, Mexico, Germany, The UK
Australia, Taiwan, The Netherlands, Korea, Austria, China
and Italy (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-15

Table 39: US Exports of Pneumatic Mattresses (2006): Annual
Breakdown of Unit and Value Exports by Major Destinations –
Canada, Bahamas, Australia, Japan, Belgium, New Zealand,
Guatemala, Netherlands Antilles, Hong Kong, Mexico,
Barbados and South Korea (includes corresponding
Graph/Chart) III-16
Imports III-16
Table 40: US Imports of Cotton Mattresses (2006): Annual
Breakdown of Unit and Value Imports by Major Country –
Italy, Sweden, Turkey, Vietnam, Colombia, Thailand, Hong
Kong, France, Denmark, Dominican Republic, Taiwan and The
UK (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-16
Table 41: US Imports of Bedding and Mattresses (2006):
Annual Breakdown of Unit Imports by Country –China, Canada
Denmark, Mexico, Italy, South Africa, Sweden and Vietnam
(includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-17
Fire Safety Norms and Standards III-17
Safety Norms and Standards (Federal Standard 16 CFR 1633) III-17
Table 42: Deaths from Bedroom Mattress Fires (2006):
Percentage Share Breakdown by Major Causes (includes
corresponding Graph/Chart) III-18
Mandatory Products Covered Under Federal Standard 16 CFR 1633 III-18
Main Anti-Flammability Pointers as Per ISPA/ CPSC 16 CFR 1633 III-19
Standards III-19
Summation of Important Highlights in FR Mattress Standard
16 CFR 1633 III-19
Open-Flammability Technicalities (1633 Vs. TB 603) III-20
Technological Innovations III-20
Product Innovations/Introductions III-24
Recent Industry Activity III-38
Key Players III-50
Other Players III-55
Important Bedding Product Introductions Over the Years III-56
Foam Mattress III-56
Airbeds III-57
B.Market Analytics III-58
Table 43: US Recent Past, Current and Future Analysis for
Beds and Mattresses by Product Segment – Traditional
Innerspring and Non-Innerspring (Specialty) Markets
Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in US$
Million for the Years 2006 through 2015 (includes
corresponding Graph/Chart) III-58

Table 44: US Historic Review for Beds and Mattresses by
Product Segment – Traditional Innerspring and
Non-Innerspring (Specialty) Markets Independently Analyzed
with Annual Sales Figures in US$ Million for the Years 2000
through 2005 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-58

Table 45: US 10-Year Perspective for Beds and Mattresses by
Product Segment – Percentage Share Breakdown of Dollar Sales
for Traditional Innerspring and Non-Innerspring (Specialty)
Markets for Years 2006, 2009, and 2015 III-59

2. Canada III-60
A.Market Analysis III-60
Current & Future Analysis III-60
Competitive Scenario III-60
Bedding Manufacturers III-60
Table 46: Canadian Bedding Market (2006): Percentage Share
Breakdown by Leading Manufacturers - Sealy Canada Inc,
Simmons Canada, Serta of Canada, Bedford Furniture, Spring
Air Canada and Others (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-60
Bedding Retailers III-61
Table 47: Mattress Market in Quebec (2006): Breakdown by
Number of Stores for Major Retailers –Sears Canada Inc,
The Bay, Brault & Martineau, Dormez-Vous, Matelas Bonheur,
The Brick Group, Ameublements Tanguay Inc, Mobilia, Leon’s
Furniture, United Furniture Warehouse (includes
corresponding Graph/Chart) III-61

Table 48: Canadian Retail Mattress Market (2007):
Percentage Share Breakdown of Sales by Leading Retailers -
Sleep Country Canada, Sears Canada & Sears Home, The Brick
Group, Group BMTC, Hudson’s Bay, Leon’s Furniture,
Wal-Mart Canada, Costco Canada and Others (includes
corresponding Graph/Chart) III-62
Canadian Export-Import Scenario III-62
Exports III-62
Table 49: Canadian Exports of Pneumatic Cotton Mattresses
(2003 -2006): Annual Breakdown by Major Export
Destinations –Jordan, Ghana, Congo (Prev. Zaire), Benin,
Poland, Gambia, Grenada, Bermuda, Trinidad and Tobago,
St.Vincent- Grenadines and Guyana (includes corresponding
Graph/Chart) III-62

Table 50: Canadian Exports of Pneumatic Textile NES
Mattresses to US (2003 -2006): Annual Breakdown by Major
US States – Washington, Colorado, New York, Florida and
Others (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-63
Imports III-63
Table 51: Canadian Imports of Pneumatic Cotton Mattresses
(2003 -2006): Annual Breakdown by Major US States –North
Carolina, California, New York, Washington, Indiana,
Wisconsin and Others (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-63

Table 52: Canadian Imports of Pneumatic Textile NES
Mattresses (2003 -2006): Annual Breakdown by Major US
States – Washington, Connecticut, Texas, Florida, Indiana,
California, Pennsylvania, Oregon, Michigan, Wisconsin,
Minnesota,Tennessee, Missouri, New York, Illinois,
Maryland, New Jersey, South & North Carolina, Georgia,
South & North Dakota, Ohio, Utah, Virginia, Kentucky,
Massachusetts, Mississippi and Others (includes
corresponding Graph/Chart) III-64
Healthcare Bedding Market III-65
Table 53: Canadian Health Care Bedding Market (2006):
Distribution of Long Term Care Beds by Leading Canadian
States –Ontario, Quebec, British Columbia, Alberta,
Atlantic Canada, Saskatchewan and Manitoba (includes
corresponding Graph/Chart) III-65

Table 54: Canadian Health Care Beds Market (2007, 2009 &
2011): Future Distribution of Paying Beds by Leading
Canadian States – Ontario, Quebec, British Columbia,
Alberta, Atlantic Canada, Saskatchewan and Manitoba
(includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-65
Leading Players III-66
Technological Innovation in the Recent Past III-67
Recent Industry Activity III-67
B.Market Analytics III-69
Table 55: Canadian Recent Past, Current and Future Analysis
for Beds and Mattresses by Product Segment – Traditional
Innerspring and Non-Innerspring (Specialty) Markets
Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in US$
Million for the Years 2006 through 2015 (includes
corresponding Graph/Chart) III-69

Table 56: Canadian Historic Review for Beds and Mattresses
by Product Segment – Traditional Innerspring and
Non-Innerspring (Specialty) Markets Independently Analyzed
with Annual Sales Figures in US$ Million for the Years 2000
through 2005 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-69

Table 57: Canadian 10-Year Perspective for Beds and
Mattresses by Product Segment – Percentage Share Breakdown
of Dollar Sales for Traditional Innerspring and
Non-Innerspring (Specialty) Markets for Years 2006, 2009,
and 2015 III-70

3. Japan III-71
A.Market Analysis III-71
Current & Future Analysis III-71
Distribution Channels III-71
Technological Innovation III-73
Product Innovation/Introduction III-73
Key Players III-73
B.Market Analytics III-74
Table 58: Japanese Recent Past, Current and Future Analysis
for Beds and Mattresses by Product Segment – Traditional
Innerspring and Non-Innerspring (Specialty) Markets
Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in US$
Million for the Years 2006 through 2015 (includes
corresponding Graph/Chart) III-74

Table 59: Japanese Historic Review for Beds and Mattresses
by Product Segment – Traditional Innerspring and
Non-Innerspring (Specialty) Markets Independently Analyzed
with Annual Sales Figures in US$ Million for the Years 2000
through 2005 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-74

Table 60: Japanese 10-Year Perspective for Beds and
Mattresses by Product Segment – Percentage Share Breakdown
of Dollar Sales for Traditional Innerspring and
Non-Innerspring (Specialty) Markets for Years 2006, 2009,
and 2015 III-75

4. Europe III-76
A.Market Analysis III-76
Current & Future Analysis III-76
Bedding Market Structure III-76
Table 61: EU Furniture Market (2007): Percentage Share
Breakdown by Major Segments –Upholstery, Kitchen, Office &
Shop Furniture, Bedroom Furniture/Beds, Household
Furniture, Beds, Chairs, Garden Furniture and Others
(includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-76

Table 62: European Mattress Production (2007): Percentage
Share Breakdown of Major Raw Materials Used – Polyether

Sprung and Latex (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-77

Table 63: European Market for Mattress (2007): Percentage
Breakdown of Revenues by Product Groups – Spring, Latex,
Foam, and Others (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-77

Table 64: European Hospital Beds Market (2006): Percentage
Share Breakdown by Leading Private Operators – Asklepios,
Fresenius Helios, GdS, Rhoen Klinikum, BMI and Others
(includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-77
Technological Innovation III-77
B.Market Analytics III-78
Table 65: European Recent Past, Current and Future Analysis
for Beds and Mattresses by Geographic Region – France,
Germany, Italy, UK, Spain and Rest of Europe Markets
Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in US$
Million for the Years 2006 through 2015 (includes
corresponding Graph/Chart) III-78

Table 66: European Historic Review for Beds and Mattresses
by Geographic Region – France, Germany, UK, Italy, Spain and
Rest of Europe Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual
Sales Figures in US$ Million for the Years 2000 through 2005
(includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-79

Table 67: European 10-Year Perspective for Beds and
Mattresses by Geographic Region – France, Germany, Italy,
UK, Spain and Rest of Europe Markets for Years 2006, 2009,
and 2015 III-80

Table 68: European Recent Past, Current and Future Analysis
for Beds and Mattresses by Product Segment – Traditional
Innerspring and Non-Innerspring (Specialty) Markets
Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in US$
Million for the Years 2006 through 2015 (includes
corresponding Graph/Chart) III-81

Table 69: European Historic Review for Beds and Mattresses
by Product Segment – Traditional Innerspring and
Non-Innerspring (Specialty) Markets Independently Analyzed
with Annual Sales Figures in US$ Million for the Years 2000
through 2005 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-81

Table 70: European 10-Year Perspective for Beds and
Mattresses by Product Segment – Percentage Share Breakdown
of Dollar Sales for Traditional Innerspring and
Non-Innerspring (Specialty) Markets for Years 2006, 2009,
and 2015 III-82

4a. France III-83
A.Market Analysis III-83
Table 71: Furniture Production in France (2006): Percentage
Share Breakdown by Leading Items –Shop and Office Furniture,
Armchairs, Chairs and Related Products, Bathroom and Kitchen
Furniture, Household Furniture, Beds & Bed Frames (inclusive
of mattresses), Outdoor Furniture and Others (includes
corresponding Graph/Chart) III-83
Current & Future Analysis III-84
Major French Bedding Player III-84
B.Market Analytics III-84
Table 72: French Recent Past, Current and Future Analysis
for Beds and Mattresses by Product Segment – Traditional
Innerspring and Non-Innerspring (Specialty) Markets
Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in US$
Million for the Years 2006 through 2015 (includes
corresponding Graph/Chart) III-84

Table 73: French Historic Review for Beds and Mattresses by
Product Segment – Traditional Innerspring and
Non-Innerspring (Specialty) Markets Independently Analyzed
with Annual Sales Figures in US$ Million for the Years 2000
through 2005 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-85

Table 74: French 10-Year Perspective for Beds and Mattresses
by Product Segment – Percentage Share Breakdown of Dollar
Sales for Traditional Innerspring and Non-Innerspring
(Specialty) Markets for Years 2006, 2009, and 2015 III-85

4b. Germany III-86
A.Market Analysis III-86
Current & Future Analysis III-86
Table 75: German Hospital Beds Market (2006): Percentage
Share Breakdown of Beds and Facilities by Operator Type –
Charitable, Private Sector and Public Sector (includes
corresponding Graph/Chart) III-86
B.Market Analytics III-87
Table 76: German Recent Past, Current and Future Analysis
for Beds and Mattresses by Product Segment – Traditional
Innerspring and Non-Innerspring (Specialty) Markets
Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in US$
Million for the Years 2006 through 2015 (includes
corresponding Graph/Chart) III-87

Table 77: German Historic Review for Beds and Mattresses by
Product Segment – Traditional Innerspring and
Non-Innerspring (Specialty) Markets Independently Analyzed
with Annual Sales Figures in US$ Million for the Years 2000
through 2005 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-87

Table 78: German 10-Year Perspective for Beds and Mattresses
by Product Segment – Percentage Share Breakdown of Dollar
Sales for Traditional Innerspring and Non-Innerspring
(Specialty) Markets for Years 2006, 2009, and 2015 III-88

4c. Italy III-89
A.Market Analysis III-89
Table 79: Italian Beddings Market (2006): Annual Breakdown
of Production Capacity by Leading Segments – Mattresses,
Foundations and Pillows (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-89
Current & Future Analysis III-89
Recent Industry Activity III-89
Major Italian Bedding Player III-90
B.Market Analytics III-91
Table 80: Italian Recent Past, Current and Future Analysis
for Beds and Mattresses by Product Segment – Traditional
Innerspring and Non-Innerspring (Specialty) Markets
Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in US$
Million for the Years 2006 through 2015 (includes
corresponding Graph/Chart) III-91

Table 81: Italian Historic Review for Beds and Mattresses by
Product Segment – Traditional Innerspring and
Non-Innerspring (Specialty) Markets Independently Analyzed
with Annual Sales Figures in US$ Million for the Years 2000
through 2005 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-91

Table 82: Italian 10-Year Perspective for Beds and
Mattresses by Product Segment – Percentage Share Breakdown
of Dollar Sales for Traditional Innerspring and
Non-Innerspring (Specialty) Markets for Years 2006, 2009,
and 2015 III-92

4d. The United Kingdom III-93
A.Market Analysis III-93
Table 83: UK Beds Market (2005 & 2007): Percentage Share
Breakdown by Leading Segments – Divans, Bedsteads,
Mattresses and Others (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-94
Current & Future Analysis III-94
Key Players III-95
Main Market Segments III-95
Table 84: Home Furniture Market in Ireland, North Ireland
and All-Island (2006): Percentage Share Breakdown by
Leading Segments – Upholstery, Kitchen, Dining/Living,
Beds/Bedroom, Furniture and Others (includes corresponding
Graph/Chart) III-95
Table 85: Furniture Exports and Imports in Ireland (2006):
Percentage Share Breakdown by Main Items – Bedding and
Mattresses, Seating/Upholstery, Office, Kitchen, Bedroom,
Miscellaneous Cabinet and Others (includes corresponding
Graph/Chart) III-96
Product Introductions III-96
Recent Industry Activity III-97
Key Bedding Player III-97
Other Players III-98
B.Market Analytics III-99
Table 86: UK Recent Past, Current and Future Analysis for
Beds and Mattresses by Product Segment – Traditional
Innerspring and Non- Innerspring (Specialty) Markets
Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in US$
Million for the Years 2006 through 2015 (includes
corresponding Graph/Chart) III-99

Table 87: UK Historic Review for Beds and Mattresses by
Product Segment – Traditional Innerspring and
Non-Innerspring (Specialty) Markets Independently Analyzed
with Annual Sales Figures in US$ Million for the Years 2000
through 2005 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-100

Table 88: UK 10-Year Perspective for Beds and Mattresses by
Product Segment – Percentage Share Breakdown of Dollar Sales
for Traditional Innerspring and Non-Innerspring (Specialty)
Markets for Years 2006, 2009, and 2015 III-100

4e. Spain III-101
A.Market Analysis III-101
Current & Future Analysis III-101
B.Market Analytics III-101
Table 89: Spanish Recent Past, Current and Future Analysis
for Beds and Mattresses by Product Segment – Traditional
Innerspring and Non-Innerspring (Specialty) Markets
Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in US$
Million for the Years 2006 through 2015 (includes
corresponding Graph/Chart) III-101

Table 90: Spanish Historic Review for Beds and Mattresses by
Product Segment – Traditional Innerspring and
Non-Innerspring (Specialty) Markets Independently Analyzed
with Annual Sales Figures in US$ Million for the Years 2000
through 2005 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-102

Table 91: Spanish 10-Year Perspective for Beds and
Mattresses by Product Segment – Percentage Share Breakdown
of Dollar Sales for Traditional Innerspring and
Non-Innerspring (Specialty) Markets for Years 2006, 2009,
and 2015 III-102

4f. Rest of Europe III-103
A.Market Analysis III-103
Current & Future Analysis III-103
Croatia III-103
Table 92: Mattress Market in Croatia (2004-2006): Breakdown
by Annual Exports and Imports (includes corresponding
Graph/Chart) III-103
Turkey III-104
Sweden III-104
Table 93: Swedish Furniture Market (2007): Percentage Share
Breakdown by Major Segments - Office Furniture, Mass
Producers, Standard Public Furniture, Bedding, Traditional
Home Furniture, Fittings, Sub-contractors and Design Home &
Outdoor Furniture (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-104
Product Innovation/Introduction III-105
Recent Industry Activity III-107
Major Bedding Player III-109
B.Market Analytics III-110
Table 94: Rest of Europe Recent Past, Current and Future
Analysis for Beds and Mattresses by Product Segment –
Traditional Innerspring and Non-Innerspring (Specialty)
Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in
US$ Million for the Years 2006 through 2015 (includes
corresponding Graph/Chart) III-110

Table 95: Rest of Europe Historic Review for Beds and
Mattresses by Product Segment – Traditional Innerspring and
Non-Innerspring (Specialty) Markets Independently Analyzed
with Annual Sales Figures in US$ Million for the Years 2000
through 2005 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-111

Table 96: Rest of Europe 10-Year Perspective for Beds and
Mattresses by Product Segment – Percentage Share Breakdown
of Dollar Sales for Traditional Innerspring and
Non-Innerspring (Specialty) Markets for Years 2006, 2009,
and 2015 III-111

5. Asia-Pacific III-112
A.Market Analysis III-112
Current & Future Analysis III-112
B.Market Analytics III-112
Table 97: Asia-Pacific Recent Past, Current and Future
Analysis for Beds and Mattresses by Geographic Region –
China and Rest of Asia-Pacific Markets Independently
Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in US$ Million for the
Years 2006 through 2015 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-112

Table 98: Asia-Pacific Historic Review for Beds and
Mattresses by Geographic Region – China and Rest of
Asia-Pacific Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual
Sales Figures in US$ Million for the Years 2000 through 2005
(includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-113

Table 99: Asia-Pacific 10-Year Perspective for Beds and
Mattresses by Geographic Region – China and Rest of
Asia-Pacific Markets for Years 2006, 2009 and 2015 III-113

Table 100: Asia-Pacific Recent Past, Current and Future
Analysis for Beds and Mattresses by Product Segment –
Traditional Innerspring and Non-Innerspring (Specialty)
Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in
US$ Million for the Years 2006 through 2015 (includes
corresponding Graph/Chart) III-114

Table 101: Asia-Pacific Historic Review for Analysis for
Beds and Mattresses by Product Segment – Traditional
Innerspring and Non-Innerspring (Specialty) Markets
Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in US$
Million for the Years 2000 through 2005 (includes
corresponding Graph/Chart) III-114

Table 102: Asia-Pacific 10-Year Perspective for Beds and
Mattresses by Product Segment – Percentage Share Breakdown
of Dollar Sales for Traditional Innerspring and
Non-Innerspring (Specialty) Markets for Years 2006, 2009,
and 2015 III-115

5a. China III-116
A.Market Analysis III-116
Current & Future Analysis III-116
Table 103: Hong Kong Furniture & Bedding Exports
(2005-2007): Percentage Share Breakdown by Leading
Categories – Wooden Furniture, Seats & Parts, Mattresses,
Metal Furniture, Furniture Parts, Plastic Furniture and
Other Furniture (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-116
Growing Importance of Chinese Bedding in the US Market Scenario III-117
B.Market Analytics III-118
Table 104: China Recent Past, Current and Future Analysis
for Beds and Mattresses by Product Segment – Traditional
Innerspring and Non-Innerspring (Specialty) Markets
Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in US$
Million for the Years 2006 through 2015 (includes
corresponding Graph/Chart) III-118

Table 105: China Historic Review for Beds and Mattresses by
Product Segment – Traditional Innerspring and
Non-Innerspring (Specialty) Markets Independently Analyzed
with Annual Sales Figures in US$ Million for the Years 2000
through 2005 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-118

Table 106: China 10-Year Perspective for Beds and Mattresses
by Product Segment – Percentage Share Breakdown of Dollar
Sales for Traditional Innerspring and Non-Innerspring
(Specialty) Markets for Years 2006, 2009, and 2015 III-119

5b. Rest of Asia-Pacific III-120
A.Market Analysis III-120
Current & Future Analysis III-120
Australia III-120
Bedding Imports III-121
Table 107: Australian Mattresses & Beds Imports
(2005-2007): Percentage Share Breakdown by 10 Major Source
Countries – China, US, Thailand, Germany, UK, France,
Malaysia, India, New Zealand, Denmark and Others (includes
corresponding Graph/Chart) III-121

Table 108: Australian Furniture & Beddings Imports (2006 &
2007): Percentage Share Breakdown by 10 Leading Source
Countries – China, Malaysia, Italy, US, Indonesia, New
Zealand, Germany, Taiwan, Vietnam, Thailand and Others
(includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-122
Australian Healthcare Bedding Market III-122
Table 109: Australian Healthcare Bedding Market (2007):
Percentage Share Breakdown of Hospital Facilities / Beds
by Specialty Segment - Medical-Surgical, Psychiatric,
Rehabilitation and Hospital Management Contracts (includes
corresponding Graph/Chart) III-122

Table 110: Australian Healthcare Bedding Market (2007):
Percentage Share Breakdown of Hospital Beds by Major
States – Victoria, NSW, South Australia, Queensland,
Tasmania, WA, NT and ACT (includes corresponding
Graph/Chart) III-123

Table 111: Australian Healthcare Bedding Market (2007):
Percentage Breakdown and Number of Public Hospital Beds by
Major States – New South Wales, Victoria, Queensland,
South Australia, Western Australia, Tasmania, Australian
Capital Territory and Northern Territory (includes
corresponding Graph/Chart) III-123

Table 112: Australian Hospital Beds Market (2006):
Percentage Share Breakdown of Public and Private Sector
Hospital Beds by Organizations /Groups - Public Hospitals,
Religious /Charitable, Ramsay Healthcare, Healthscope,
Private Day Surgery, Community/Memorial and Other Profit
Organizations) (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-124

Table 113: Australian Private Hospital Beds Market (2006):
Percentage Share Breakdown of Hospital Beds by
Organizations /Groups - Religious / Charitable, Ramsay
Healthcare, Healthscope, Private Day Surgery,
Community/Memorial and Other (Profit Organizations)
(includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-124
Malaysia III-124
Table 114: Malaysian Hospital Beds Market (2002- 2007):
Breakdown of Hospital Beds Number by Sectors – Public
Sector and Private Sector (includes corresponding
Graph/Chart) III-125
Korea III-125
Beds & Mattress Trends III-126
Main Consumer/Buying Traits III-126
Major Mattress Pricing Trends & Channels of Distribution III-127
Technological Innovations III-127
Product Introductions/Innovations in the Recent Past III-128
Recent Industry Activity III-129
B.Market Analytics III-130
Table 115: Rest of Asia-Pacific Recent Past, Current and
Future Analysis for Beds and Mattresses by Product Segment –
Traditional Innerspring and Non- Innerspring (Specialty)
Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in
US$ Million for the Years 2006 through 2015 (includes
corresponding Graph/Chart) III-130

Table 116: Rest of Asia-Pacific Historic Review for Beds and
Mattresses by Product Segment – Traditional Innerspring and
Non-Innerspring (Specialty) Markets Independently Analyzed
with Annual Sales Figures in US$ Million for the Years 2000
through 2005 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-131

Table 117: Rest of Asia-Pacific 10-Year Perspective for Beds
and Mattresses by Product Segment – Percentage Share
Breakdown of Dollar Sales for Traditional Innerspring and
Non-Innerspring (Specialty) Markets for Years 2006, 2009,
and 2015 III-131

6. Latin America III-132
A.Market Analysis III-132
Current & Future Analysis III-132
Product Innovation/Introduction III-132
Recent Industry Activity III-132
B.Market Analytics III-133
Table 118: Latin America Recent Past, Current and Future
Analysis for Beds and Mattresses by Product Segment –
Traditional Innerspring and Non- Innerspring (Specialty)
Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in
US$ Million for the Years 2006 through 2015 (includes
corresponding Graph/Chart) III-133

Table 119: Latin America Historic Review for Beds and
Mattresses by Product Segment – Traditional Innerspring and
            Non-Innerspring (Specialty) Markets Independently Analyzed
            with Annual Sales Figures in US$ Million for the Years 2000
            through 2005 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-133

            Table 120: Latin America 10-Year Perspective for Beds and
            Mattresses by Product Segment – Percentage Share Breakdown
            of Dollar Sales for Traditional Innerspring and
            Non-Innerspring (Specialty) Markets for Years 2006, 2009,
            and 2015 III-134

            7. Rest of World III-135
            A.Market Analysis III-135
            Current & Future Analysis III-135
            Recent Industry Activity III-135
            Major Bedding Player III-135
            B.Market Analytics III-136
            Table 121: Rest of World Recent Past, Current and Future
            Analysis for Beds and Mattresses by Product Segment -
            Traditional Innerspring and Non-Innerspring (Specialty)
            Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in
            US$ Million for the Years 2006 through 2015 (includes
            corresponding Graph/Chart) III-136

            Table 122: Rest of World Historic Review for Beds and
            Mattresses by Product Segment - Traditional Innerspring and
            Non-Innerspring (Specialty) Markets Independently Analyzed
            with Annual Sales Figures in US$ Million for the Years 2000
            through 2005 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-136

            Table 123: Rest of World 10-Year Perspective for Beds and
            Mattresses by Product Segment - Percentage Share Breakdown
            of Dollar Sales for Traditional Innerspring and
            Non-Innerspring (Specialty) Markets for Years 2006, 2009,
            and 2015 III-137


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